What Do Caterpillars Eat?

What Do Caterpillars Eat

Caterpillars eat plants to feed themselves. Larvae of certain butterflies and moths feed almost exclusively on plants. Most caterpillars munch happily on leaves, though some eat other plant parts, like seeds and flowers. Generalist Feeders vs. Specialist Feeders Generalists are the caterpillars that feed on leaves, twigs and fruits while specialists feed only on one … Read more

Types of Sensory Receptors: Classification by Stimulus

types of sensory receptors

Sensory receptors are primarily classified as chemoreceptors, thermoreceptors, mechanoreceptors, or photoreceptors. LEARNING OBJECTIVES Differentiate among the types of stimuli to which receptors respond KEY TAKEAWAYS Key Points Chemoreceptors detect the presence of chemicals. Thermoreceptors detect changes in temperature. Mechanoreceptors detect mechanical forces. Photoreceptors detect light during vision. More specific examples of sensory receptors are baroreceptors, … Read more